Jack Nye’s adventures

A traveler’s insight through the eyes of a sailor


1949 – AQUITANIANS

South Hampton England to Halifax Nova Scotia.

1966 – Fishing in NF

Jack Nye and Steve fishing aboard Blue sea… and then, there was the sea to explore parts unknown.

1978 – Santiago Chile

Jack Nye and Ilda in Santiago Chile.

1979 – HAPPY HEART

PORTUGAL to ANTIGUA – Hugh Griffin’s Boat.

1980 – Chile

Jack Nye letter to the embassy of Chile.

1982 – CORVIGLIA

Bermuda to Antigua – Bob Lush’s Boat.

1983 – Portugal to Antegua

Jack Nye from Mississauga, ON, is currently just north of Flemish Cap (the Grand Banks) sailing to Long Pond, Newfoundland from Bantry Bay, Ireland – his final trans-Atlantic double crossing.

1983 – Lord Jim

Taurange New Zealand around Cape Horn to Mar del Plata Chile. Skipper Holgar Kreuzhage – Crew Jack Nye, Michael Johnson, Steve Karpa, Jane Hook, and Kathy Reidesel.

1985 – Panderama

Plymouth England  to Port Credit Ontario Canada. 36 days to cross Lloyd Hercock & John Griffiths.

1989 – APOLIMA

Buenos Aires to Punta Arenas – Mike Dorey’s boat.

1991 – CROIX (Cross of Saint Paul)

Ushuaia Argentina around Cape Horn West to East and back to Ushusia.

1992 – S.V. TRADE WINDS

TALL SHIP from Boston to Liverpool England.

1993 – PRIDE OF BALTIMORE

TALL SHIP from Boston Maryland USA to Halifax Nova Scotia Jack Nye and Michael Johnson part of crew members.

1994 – Grise Fiord

“A trip to the colder parts of the globe… “

1995 – BLUE NOMAD

Port Stanley around Cape Horn East to West to Val Divio Chile. Jack Nye. Captain Terry Williams, Owner Roger Harris, Marwina, the cook and David Pappas.

1996 – Panderama

Armdale Yacht Club, Halifax to Plymouth England. 21 days to cross. Bob McDada & Garret Brackemar.

1997 – Pandreama

Plymouth England to Bantry Bay Ireland then on to Nfld. John Hasswell & Arron Kelly.

1998 – THE MATTHEW

Jack Nye crew member from Sydney Nova Scotia to France. NOTE: The next time I met the MATTHEW was in Montreal where I joined her for the historic trip down the ST. LAWRENCE to Kingston, Ontario to Port Credit Yacht Club.

2000 – Panderama – Solo

Plymouth England was the plan but, due to two knockdowns & a 365 degree knockdown after 21 days and 400 nautical miles.
Off the Coast of Ireland, Jack was picked up by a container ship named The Atlantic Companion as PANDERAMA went down.